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fire escape

noun

Simple Definition of fire escape

  • : a stairway or ladder that can be used to escape from a burning building

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of fire escape

  1. :  a device for escape from a burning building; especially :  a metal stairway attached to the outside of a building

1788

First Known Use of fire escape

1788


FIRE ESCAPE Defined for Kids

fire escape

noun

Definition of fire escape for Students

  1. :  a stairway that provides a way of escape from a building in case of fire





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